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  1. PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES

    Our trip to Cube was titled "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" and we weren't to be disappointed as getting to Cube was not the most straight forward journey. Glasgow to Heathrow then onwards to Munich, catching 3 trains to get to our final destination of Waldershof. With none of us speaking a word of German it was bound to go wrong somewhere! We got caught out by the train carriages splitting up with our one going in the wrong direction, after a small wait in a random town and a nice coffee and bit of cake,  we eventually made it to our hotel just outside Cube and all I can say is Fawlty Towers and with with toilet doors made of see through glass it was definitely something else.

    Dales Cycles visit Cube for their 2017 Product Launch

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  2. Simon sees the new 2018 Cube Range

    I was lucky enough to be invited to Cube Bikes Head Office in Waldershof, Germany in 2015 and was amazed by the production line, research and development and testing facilities which were on show.I When I was there Cube were building a new massive distribution centre across the road which was to house their new assembly line and storage.
    Waldershof is a small town near the Czech Republic Border and the reason they are based here is because the owner of Cube (Marcus Purner) was born here and he set up the original Cube office in a small corner of his dads furniture shop, which you can still see today next to Cube HQ.
    We arrived off the train from Munich to glorious sunshine and were picked up by Jarno, the manin man for hosting demo events and product training for us dealers in the UK. The transformation since my last visit just shows how big Cube are growing year on year, the old assembly line is now a vast showroom to display every model of 2018 bike, I was like a kid in

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  3. Planes, trains and Automobiles

    Our trip to Cube was titled "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" and we weren't to be disappointed as getting to Cube was not the most straight forward journey. Glasgow to Heathrow then onwards to Munich, catching 3 trains to get to our final destination of Waldershof. With none of us speaking a word of German it was bound to go wrong somewhere! We got caught out by the train carriages splitting up with our one going in the wrong direction, after a small wait in a random town and a nice coffee and bit of cake,  we eventually made it to our hotel just outside Cube and all I can say is Fawlty Towers and with with toilet doors made of see through glass it was definitely something else.

    Dales Cycles visit Cube for their 2017 Product Launch

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  4. Jonathan Allan Goes to Cube

    We're just back from a very interesting visit to the new Cube Bikes facility in Germany and the launch of their new 2017 product range.

    Dales Cycles visit Cube for their 2017 Product Launch


    Cube are still a relatively new brand within the UK market place, but have been a major force within the industry with our near continental neighbours since founded in 1993.

    They have very quickly established themselves as the 4th biggest brand, behind some longer established competition and continue to give others a run for their money.

    As with the majority of the quality bike brands, Cube have their German designed frames built in the far east, where the quality manufacturers are based, however, Cube bring the fr

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  5. Giant Visit

    Giant 2017

    There is a great buzz down at Giant headquarters in Leicestershire right now with the 2017 launch in full swing.   Simon and Debbie headed there on Friday and came back armed with all the news of what's new for 2017 and exciting things happening at Giant.

    Giant have introduced many new platforms especially on the mountain bike side and to allow you to see what all the fuss is about we will be reintroducing the demo fleet of bikes to let you get out and ride them.  Details coming soon on this.

    Great new striking colours on the bikes matched with the forks, saddle and rims to tie the whole thing together.  All these wee touches just make the difference.

    Giant Mountain Bikes at Dales Cycles Glasgow

    The electric bike offering this year has increased

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  6. Update from Tim

    After winning the first SXC race of the season at Laggan, the races through the end of April to June unfortunately didn't really go to plan.

    I was training hard but I also had to balance my time with school exams. In doing this I was gradually becoming more and more tired and this was showing in races, with me not getting the results I was looking for, and also in training where I was not able to recover from hard training sessions.

    Tim Shoreman DCRT rider

    While down in Wales on a particularly wet and muddy weekend, just after my exams had finished, I had my worst race this season. I was feeling really tired and not going very well on the uphill but also struggling on the descents because the conditions were so hard.

    I finished the race in 15th place. After this race I had a chat with the Scottish mountain

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  7. Simons Trip to Specialized

    An early start to the day picked up by a taxi at 5am to fly to London, by 9.30 I am outside Specialized Headquarters in Chessington.  I had been invited down to see the 2017 range of bikes and equipment and after a lovely strong coffee and a Danish pastry it was down to business.  I was met by Anders our account manager and got stuck in straight away looking at the Brand New Venge V.I.A.S with disc brakes.......disc brakes on road bikes was the order of the morning, the new Tarmac Disc and a fantastic all steel Adventure bike called the Sequoia.

    Simons Visit to Specialized

    A look at all the new colours of hybrids, mountain bikes and kids bikes followed (a mens Sirrus with full reflective paint, a new low maintenance bike with solid tyres were a couple of interesting ones) and then the 2

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  8. Brompton Folding Bicycles

    Dales Cycles Glasgow Store stocks a wide range of Brompton bikes including the new special edition Black Bike released in May 2015 sporting a black seat post and handle bar stem.


    The Brompton is an award winning folding bike made for a modern urban environment, designed to last and be taken anywhere. A Brompton will easily fold up to a compact size that can be taken onto any public transport, fit in any boot and even stored under your desk at work, 565 × 545 × 250 mm when fully folded and weighing between 9-13kg a Brompton truly is a commuters bike.

    This hard wearing steel framed style icon isn't just nice to look at, its design was first released in 1979 and over the years modified slightly to give us the rugged hard wearing urban bike for cyclists that we see today. Its modular design is based around a curved frame with a hinged main tube allowing the 16" wheels to swing round when folded and the handlebars and seat post both fit inside the compact

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  9. Morven Brown and Dales Cycles… 2010 to now

    I first started riding for Dales Cycles in 2010. I’d moved to Glasgow to start at university in 2007 and rode with Rockhard MTB Club who were a great group of guys to discover the area with. As I started picking up more elite results, I was delighted to get asked to join a race team, and my student bank balance definitely appreciated being supported so well by Dales!

     Morven Brown First Race in Dales Cycles Colours

    In 2010 I competed in the Dalby Forest World Cup race, as I’d earnt enough UCI points in 2009. It was a totally surreal experience and one of the best things I’ve ever done. I got lapped by the reigning world champion in her rainbow stripes, and even was live on Eurosport in the Pro Eliminator on the Friday evening. I picked up some decent results tha

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  10. SXC Round 1 Laggan

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